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Megachile sp. (several subgenera)

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Megachile sp. (several subgenera) at Page, ACT - 7 Feb 2021
Megachile sp. (several subgenera) at Page, ACT - 7 Feb 2021
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Megachile sp. (several subgenera) 7 Feb 2021 michael.batley
Megachile sp. (several subgenera) 7 Feb 2021 DonT

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2 comments

   7 Feb 2021
It is a male and I think it may be M. serricauda but can't see the characteristic features which are on the front leg and the very end of the abdomen.
DonT wrote:
   7 Feb 2021
Thanks, Michael. They are the only two aspects I shot. It didn't hang around for too long.

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Oxyopes sp. (genus) (Lynx spider) at Page, ACT - 7 May 2021 by DonT
Braconidae sp. (family) (Unidentified braconid wasp) at Page, ACT - 9 Apr 2021 by dimageau
Lasioglossum (Parasphecodes) sp. (genus & subgenus) (Halictid bee) at Page, ACT - 20 Feb 2021 by dimageau
Anax papuensis (Australian Emperor) at Page, ACT - 20 Dec 2020 by dimageau
Pseudoanthidium (Immanthidium) repetitum (African carder bee, Megachild bee) at Page, ACT - 10 Nov 2020 by dimageau
Theclinesthes serpentata (Saltbush Blue) at Page, ACT - 1 Apr 2020 by dimageau
Belenois java (Caper White) at Page, ACT - 31 Mar 2020 by dimageau
Eristalinus sp. (genus) (A Hover Fly) at Page, ACT - 6 Mar 2020 by dimageau
Zizina otis (Common Grass-blue) at Page, ACT - 6 Mar 2020 by dimageau
Pseudoanthidium (Immanthidium) repetitum (African carder bee, Megachild bee) at Page, ACT - 2 Mar 2020 by dimageau
Pardalotus punctatus (Spotted Pardalote) at Page, ACT - 1 Jan 2020 by dimageau
Bembix sp. (genus) (Unidentified Bembix sand wasp) at Page, ACT - 23 Dec 2019 by dimageau
Amegilla sp. (genus) (Blue Banded Bee) at Page, ACT - 27 Nov 2019 by dimageau
Ocybadistes walkeri (Greenish Grass-dart) at Page, ACT - 14 Apr 2019 by dimageau
Melangyna viridiceps (Hover fly) at Page, ACT - 10 Apr 2019 by dimageau
Amegilla sp. (genus) (Blue Banded Bee) at Page, ACT - 4 Apr 2019 by dimageau
Amegilla sp. (genus) (Blue Banded Bee) at Page, ACT - 4 Apr 2019 by dimageau
Amegilla sp. (genus) (Blue Banded Bee) at Page, ACT - 1 Apr 2019 by dimageau

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Species information

  • Not Sensitive
  • Local Native
  • Non-Invasive

Sighting information

  • 1 Abundance
  • 7 Feb 2021 10:13 AM Recorded on
  • DonT Recorded by

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  • Salvia chamelaeagnea x scabra ‘African Sky’ Associated plant
  • 5mm to 12mm Animal size

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